Eastwood, in the Broxtow Wapentake of Nottinghamshire, is a hybrid name formed from Old English east ‘east’ and Old Norse þveit ‘a clearing, a meadow, a paddock’. No form of the name has been found going back to Old Norse austr ‘east’.
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J.E.B. Gover, Allen Mawer and F.M. Stenton, The Place-Names of Nottinghamshire. English Place-Name Society Volume XVII (1940), p. 144.